Congestion

There are two schools of though t when it comes to whether Uber and other companies like it are making traffic better or worse. A new study by new York City will endeavor to clear the air.
2 days ago   FiveThirtyEight
Joseph Stromberg explains the phantom traffic jam—that scourge of highway travel when everyone on the highway slows down for no apparent reason and then quickly accelerates to previous speeds.
Nov 25, 2014   Vox
Cycling has positive impacts both for cyclists and non-cyclists alike, helping to reduce pollution and congestion and improving health and economic factors with just two wheels.
Oct 28, 2014   Urbanful
The Oregonian editorial board writes an op-ed that sums up Portland's many perks as well as the challenges. At the heart of the op-ed's concerns: how to bring jobs closer to where people live (and vice versa).
Oct 25, 2014   The Oregonian
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A few weeks ago, Wendell Cox wrote a blog post asserting that the most dense metros tend to have the highest levels of congestion. Blog Post
Jul 8, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
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Wendell Cox just wrote an essay trying to correlate density and congestion*, asserting that density means congestion and congestion is really, really bad (or in his words, “less traffic Blog Post
Jun 22, 2014   By Michael Lewyn
Los Angeles Councilmember Mike Bonin talks mobility on the Westside and the region. With another transportation sales tax extension in the works, Bonin sees a sunny future for LA, but no easy fix to end congestion.
Mar 30, 2014   The Planning Report
In terms of land area, San Francisco’s a small city. Yet if current policies persist, the city will build 92,000 parking spots for residents by 2040, on just 49 square miles of land.
Feb 17, 2014   SF Streetsblog
Air pollution and traffic are choking China's largest cities: a recent conference reveals that officials are looking to solve these twin transportation problems with economics.
Dec 28, 2013   StreetsBlog NYC
A new report by multinational professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) calls the suburban-to-urban movement of Canadian residents and businesses one of the most significant current real estate trends.
Nov 21, 2013   The Huffington Post
For many drivers, the only experience more aggravating than being stuck in traffic is not being able to figure out why there's a jam in the first place. An explanation of the phenomenon called "Traffic Waves" may help ease the aggravation.
Nov 15, 2013   KQED: The Lowdown